The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma by Gurcharan Das

New Delhi, Feb 18 (Calcutta Tube) ‘The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma’ by Gurcharan Das climbed to the No.1 position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk’s ‘The Museum of Innocence’ bounced back to dominate the fiction list.

The top 10 in each category are:

 

Non-fiction

 

1. ‘The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma’

 

Author: Gurcharan Das

 

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

 

Price: Rs.699.00

 

2. ‘Victoria and Abdul’

 

Author: Shrabani Basu

 

Publisher: Rupa & Co

 

Price: Rs.395.00

 

3. ‘Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India’

 

Author: William Dalrymple

 

Publisher: Bloomsbury

 

Price: Rs.499.00

 

4. ‘Committed’

 

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert

 

Publisher: Bloomsbury

 

Price: Rs.499.00

 

5. ‘Delhi Adventures In A Mega City’

 

Author: Sam Miller

 

Publisher: Penguin

 

Price: Rs.499.00

 

6. ‘War and Peace in Modern India’

 

Author: Srinath Raghavan

 

Publisher: Permanent Black

 

Price: Rs.750.00

 

7. ‘The Oxford Companion to Politics’

 

Author: Jayal/Mehta

 

Publisher: OUP

 

Price: Rs.3500.00

 

8. ‘Open an Autobiography’

 

Author: Andre Agassi

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.599.00

 

9. ’80 Questions to Understand India’

 

Author: Murad Ali Baig

 

Publisher: Tara

 

Price: Rs.395.00

 

10. ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’

 

Author: Wendy Doniger

 

Publisher: Penguin Viking

 

Price: Rs.999.00

 

Fiction

 

1. ‘The Museum of Innocence’

 

Author: Orhan Pamuk

 

Publisher: Faber and Faber

 

Price: Rs.599.00

 

2. ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest’

 

Author: Stieg Larsson

 

Publisher: Quercus

 

Price: Rs.495.00

 

3. ‘The Palace of Illusion’

 

Author: Chitra Banerjee

 

Publisher: Picador

 

Price: Rs.395.00

 

4. ‘2 States: The Story of My Marriage’

 

Author: Chetan Bhagat

 

Publisher: Rupa

 

Price: Rs.95.00

 

5. ‘I, Alex Cross’

 

Author: James Patterson

 

Publisher: Century

 

Price: Rs.550.00

 

6. ‘Twilight’

 

Author: Stephanie Meyer

 

Publisher: Atom/Hachette

 

Price: Rs.350.00

 

7. ‘The Humbling’

 

Author: Philip Roth

 

Publisher: Random House

 

Price: Rs.550.00

 

8. ‘Lessons in Forgetting’

 

Author: Anita Nair

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.399.00

 

9. ‘Blowback’

 

Author: Mukul Deva

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.199.00

 

10. ‘Death of a Moneylender’

 

Author: Kota Neelima

 

Publisher: Roli

 

Price: Rs.295.00

 

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi, www.booksatbahri.com. All the books listed above are available online).

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